I'm always a bit nervous about transitions in life. And having a new baby has certainly been a humongous transition for our whole family. Diapers, giggles, crying, baby snuggles... we're still trying to find our new groove as a family of four. So I came up with this hand print art project to do with my eldest son. Despite all the crazy chaos that this stage of life brings, I still wanted to celebrate our family.
Family Watercolor Hand Print Art
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It's time for another easy summer kids craft! Awhile back I tried out a box from Little Loving Handsand made a cute no-sew felt tie heart pillow with my son. It was so fun making that easy pillow that we made another! Today I'm sharing these two adorable no-sew felt lion and sun pillows!
I love it when an art and science combine to create a beautiful and easy kids STEM project. When I was growing up science, math, and art were always treated as fairly different topics. And I get why they taught us that way... it's easier and we get to dig down deep into each one. But I wish that my kid self also experienced how all three things topics were linked. Don't artist use math and science when making art? Isn't there beauty in math and science? Certainly! And so my inner nerd and artist gets very excited when my son and I do a project that touches on what seem to be different areas.
Ok... but I digress. Recently my son and I visited our local natural history museum's dinosaur exhibit and marveled at the size and design of t-rex bones. (Gosh. Those are some ferocious creatures! So glad they don't live today. Eeek.) So, inspired by that visit and this awesome human skeleton tape resist painting idea, we made our own very beautiful and scientific tape resist dinosaur bone skeleton paintings!
Tape Resist Dinosaur Bone Paintings
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